|coffeehouse_137_Kate_Rooth - Mark Cohen|
Kate Rooth of Greenpeace USA talks about a forthcoming mass civil disobedience protest against so-called "clean coal" and global warming.
Keywords: coal; global warming; civil disobedience
|coffeehouse_137_OBB - Mark Cohen|
A billboard for episode 137: The global recession and how to respond with Dr. Robert Scott of the Economic Policy Institute: The Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act impact with Sharyn Tejani of the National Partnership for Women and Families; can coal be made to burn cleanly with Kare Rooth of Greenpeace USA; a Sam Kittner photo essay on the inauguration of President Barack Obama; poetry by Kwame Alexaner and music by ilyAIMY.
Keywords: recession; economy; equal pay; discrimination; coal; climate; inauguration; poetry; music
|The Coffee House - Feature - Mark Cohen|
Protesters were recently arrested for peacefully sitting in at the gate of Mirant Corporation's coal-fired electric generating plant in Dickerson, MD. The protesters maintain that Mirant is by far the biggest polluter in Montgomery County, MD.
Keywords: protest; coal; environment